Catch college hoops games with this NCAA live stream watch guide

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It has never been easier to watch just about anything on the Internet, including sports.

The huge selection of sports streaming sites and services out there is both a blessing, and a curse. It’s easy to find live streams, but finding the right game in this world where spam and malware are prevalent poses its own set of problems.

Related: How to live stream NBA games

Consider this guide your go-to information source on how to watch live streams of every Division 1 college basketball game. With this guide, you’ll be able to track your squad with ease.

WatchESPN

One of the best streaming options on the Web, ESPN streams over 100 games every season. Unfortunately, WatchESPN requires a cable subscription to gain access to streams. This means you’ll need a valid account password for a cable subscription to gain access.

Nevertheless, WatchESPN is a good place to start searching for your team’s games. There’s a WatchESPN app available for smartphones and tablets as well.

College Sports Live

College Sports Live is a good option for anyone who doesn’t want to pay for a cable subscription, but is willing to pony up for a season pass to stream college games. Unfortunately, CBS’s coverage of college sports is limited, so you may want to check what’s streaming before paying up. Rates start at $10 per month, or $100 per year.

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Fox Sports Go

Fox Sports Go offers full streaming services for a number of college games, but it comes with several caveats. Like with WatchESPN, you’ll need log-in information for a cable TV subscription to get access. On top of that, Fox Sports only streams in-market games.

For example, if you’re an Oregon Ducks fan in Florida, you’re out of luck. You’ll be stuck streaming Gators, Seminoles, and other local games all season.

Alternative streaming sites (use caution)

Keep in mind that most of the illegal streaming options available come loaded with unwanted spam, and a barrage of pop-up windows. Leaning on such links can be frustrating, particularly when it comes to finding quality video and audio feeds with little buffering. What’s more, these streaming sites often illegally broadcast games, and host all kinds of malware.

Sites like these should be avoided if you fear legal prosecution. You should know that most of these sites stream such events illegally.

As a rule of thumb, never click on any link which asks you to download any HD Players, update your streaming software, or install any “required” media players. These are often just spam links which could infect your computer with malware.

Other Sources

Reddit’s college basketball page

It’s not surprising that the college basketball subreddit is one of the best resources for information about the sport. Subreddits often provide comprehensive, and in-depth basketball content in the form of breaking news, popular articles, and even some fan opinion pieces that will keep you up to date on all the happenings in the world of NCAA basketball.

Keep in mind that some of the links Redditors provide may lead you to the questionable streaming sites we alluded to above. Regardless, this subreddit is a great hub for finding links to college basketball-related content, whether you’re looking for a YouTube documentary that outlines the history of the NCAA tournament, or awesome photos of spectators tailgating.

NCAA Sports app (iOS/Android)

The free app is a terrific supplement for college basketball fans. It’ll provide you with real-time game updates, and conference standings. However, the app doesn’t provide live streams of any games.

ESPN’s college basketball page

You won’t find a live stream of any college basketball games here. However, you will find plenty of updated scores and stats, in addition to every team’s schedule, along with relevant stories.

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